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Documentation Checklist for Skilled Regional Visa Applications

Below is the information and documentation you will need to have ready before beginning the application form for state nomination. 

Documentation/information Requirements
Passport You will need to provide your name, date of birth, country of birth and nationality as they appear on your passport.
DIBP points mark (if applicable)  You will have a points mark if you have already lodged your visa application with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).
Offer of employment 

Evidence of your offer will need to be provided on company letterhead and should include the employer's:

  • Australian Business Number (ABN) or Australian Company Number (ACN)
  • contact details.

You will need to state the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) code, which is listed against occupations on the State Nomination Occupation List for Victoria. Your occupation should also match the occupation you nominate on your DIBP visa application.

Having an offer of employment in an occupation on the State Nomination Occupation List for Victoria does not guarantee state nomination. 

Details of other state or territory nominations (if applicable) You will need to supply specific details such as the stage of the application process and date of application. 
Migration agent or representative details (if applicable) You will need to provide the agent's/representative's name and contact information, and the Australian Migration Agent Registration Authority (MARA) Number, where appropriate.
DIBP skill(s) assessment (if applicable)

For each completed skill assessment you will need to provide the:

  • name of the assessing body
  • date of assessment 
  • occupation you were assessed in.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assessment (if applicable)

You will need to provide the:

  • date of assessment
  • overall band score
  • band score in each component of the test.
Education Details

Any study that you may have completed offshore or onshore within Australia. This includes the: 

  • name of the Australian study institution
  • location
  • title of the study/course
  • qualification received
  • duration of the course 
  • date completed.
Financial resources 

You will need to add together all your financial resources to provide an estimate of your total accessible funds in Australian dollars.

You should include all of your assets such as cash, car(s), house(s), furniture, stocks, shares, bonds, jewellery and gold.

Living and visiting Australia details (if appropriate)

You should provide as much information as possible about the time that you, your spouse or any of your dependents have lived in and/or visited Australia. Include:

  • where in Australia you lived/visited
  • how long you were in that location
  • why you were in Australia.
Friends or relatives currently living in Australia (if appropriate)

If you, your spouse or any of your dependents have any relatives and/or friends currently living in Australia who you are in contact with, you will need to supply their:

  • name
  • relationship to you 
  • location.

As part of your application you will need to attach:

  • a detailed resume/curriculum vitae (CV) - this should be in Microsoft Word format
  • skilled regional declaration form
  • your offer of employment and confirmation of employment form
  • your skill(s) assessment 
  • your IELTS assessment (if applicable)
  • your trade qualification/certificates (if applicable).